Antique Navajo Wedding Basket
Navajo Ceremonial Basket. Woven with willow rods and sumac. The traditional design, usually called a "wedding basket" design woven in sumac with aniline dyed red and black except for the stitches used to demark the sides of the red bands at each side of the dawn pathway.
Condition: Fair condition. Significant areas of broken stitches visible on the back of the basket affecting as much as 18 stitches on one coil. (See photographs)